FC Bayern beat VfL Wolfsburg 3-2 on Saturday, extending their cushion at the top of the table to seven points. Jamal Musiala opened the scoring and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting doubled Bayern's lead. Wout Weghorst pulled one back, but Musiala rounded off his brace before half-time. Maximilian Philipp's goal after the interval meant Bayern were on tenterhooks in the second half, but Munich ultimately saw it through and took three crucial points.
The Bavarians lined up with Manuel Neuer in goal and Benjamin Pavard, Jérôme Boateng, Lucas Hernández and Alphonso Davies in a back four. Joshua Kimmich and David Alaba featured in a twin holding role behind Leroy Sané, Thomas Müller and Musiala, with Choupo-Moting up front. Kingsley Coman and Javi Martínez took over from Musiala and Sané towards the end. There was concern for Hernández when the Frenchman hobbled off the pitch after a challenge, Tanguy Nianzou coming on.
- Match stats:
VfL Wolfsburg: Casteels - Mbabu, Lacroix, Brooks, Otávio - Schlager, Gerhardt - Baku (Brekalo 55), Philipp (Bialek 78), Victor (Roussillon 60) - Weghorst
FC Bayern: Neuer - Pavard, Boateng, Hernández (Nianzou 90), Davies - Kimmich, Alaba - Sané (Martínez 86), Müller, Musiala (Coman 73) - Choupo-Moting
Referee: Felix Zwayer (Berlin)
Goals: 0-1 Musiala (15), 0-2 Choupo-Moting (24), 1-2 Weghorst (35), 1-3 Musiala (37), 2-3 Philipp (54)
Yellow cards: Otávio, Mbabu / Hernández
- Match report by fcbayern.de (Greg Salmen)